Luke Wright

  • Injured Luke Wright ruled out of World Twenty20 March 22, 2014

    England allrounder Luke Wright will miss the World Twenty20 with a side strain and Craig Kieswetter will replace him in the side, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Saturday. Barely hours before the already-depleted English side begin their Super 10 campaign against New Zealand in Chittagong, 29-year-old Wright joined Joe...
  • 2nd ODI: Ravi Bopara steers England to 3-wicket win over West Indies March 3, 2014

    Antigua: Ravi Bopara hit an unbeaten 38 and shared a match-winning stand with captain Stuart Broad to lead England to a tense three-wicket victory over the West Indies in their second one-day international on Sunday. The pair added an unbroken 58 off 80 balls - the highest partnership of the match...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 1st T20 January 29, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Australia captain George Bailey won the toss and opted to bat against England in the first Twenty20 in Hobart. After a closely fought ODI series, Australia and England shift their focus to the shortest format of the game. Playing XI:...
  • England and Australia move from Associates to adversaries September 6, 2013

    Leeds: England and Ireland both competed in one-off ODIs against Associate-level opposition on the same day earlier this week, but at the back of their minds both teams would have had each other as the priority. The first of five ODIs starts at Headingley on Friday, and both teams will...
  • Losing Yuvraj, Wright in same over was turning point: Walters April 29, 2013

    Raipur: Pune Warriors India's assistant coach Rob Walters said losing the wickets of Yuvraj Singh and Luke Wright in the same over proved to be the turning point in his team's 15-run loss to the Delhi Daredevils. Losing yet again from a winning position has put Pune in a precarious position...
  • IPL 6 week 3 review: Gaylestorm and Kallis' unwanted stat April 25, 2013

    Entertainer of the week There is but one man who can thrill the senses in the most unbridled way - Christopher Henry Gayle. Anyone who witnessed Gayle's audacious assault on the hapless Pune Warriors bowling in Bangalore on Tuesday will testify to having seen the most amazing innings played in Twenty20...
  • Miller took the game away from us, says Wright April 22, 2013

    Mohali: Despite posting a challenging total of 185 runs at Mohali, riding on a blistering knock by Luke Wright, Pune Warriors India got another thrashing at the hands of Kings XI Punjab on Sunday. Wright, who smashed a whirlwind 34 off just 10 deliveries, expressed his disappointment in an interview to...
  • Miller and Mandeep clinch an astonishing win for Punjab April 22, 2013

    Mohali: In his first match of the season - and much belated, many will say - England's Twenty20 journeyman Luke Wright experienced almost the full gamut of emotions that an allrounder can. Batting for the first time in the IPL, Wright made an immediate impact with the bat as he...
  • England thrash New Zealand by 40 runs in T20 opener February 9, 2013

    Auckland:Luke Wright shone with bat and ball while captain Stuart Broad took four wickets as England eased to a 40-run victory over New Zealand in their first Twenty20 international in Auckland on Saturday. Allrounder Wright's 20-ball innings of 42 included three fours and four sixes as England's power-packed batting line-up scored...
  • BPL: Wright, Shakib guide Gladiators to win January 22, 2013

    Khulna: Dhaka Gladiators continued their winning streak in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) following their 13-run victory against Duronto Rajshahi here on Tuesday. Despite a gritty half-century by Tamim Iqbal, they fell short of the 157-run target. Shakib Al Hasan removed the dangerous left-hander who had smashed four fours and two...
  • World T20: England beat NZ by six wickets September 29, 2012

    Pallekele: Luke Wright hit a belligerent half-century and Steven Finn grabbed 3 for 16 to keep defending champion England's hopes alive at the World Twenty20 with a six-wicket win over New Zealand in the Super Eights on Saturday. Wright smashed 76 off 43 balls to guide England to 149 for 4...
  • Pietersen hails Wright's 'thrilling' innings September 22, 2012

    Colombo: Luke Wright's match-winning 99 not out off 55 balls for England against Afghanistan in the World Twenty20 was warmly greeted by axed team-mate Kevin Pietersen. "Thrilled for Luke Wright," Pietersen said in a post-match discussion on ESPN-Star Sports, the host broadcaster of the tournament for whom he is working as...
  • Delighted Broad says England batted maturely September 22, 2012

    Colombo: England skipper Stuart Broad was delighted at his team's 116-run victory over Afghanistan in the ICC World Twenty20 and attributed it to the "outstanding" and "mature" batting by the English batsmen. "We batted maturely. Luke Wright's innings was outstanding. When the guys came in at the end and struck the...
  • Dominating Eng thump Afghanistan by 116 runs September 21, 2012

    Colombo: Defending champions England started their campaign in style as they thrashed Afghanistan by 116 runs in a group league match of the ICC World Twenty20, here on Friday. Riding on Luke Wright's superb unbeaten 99, England set a daunting target of 197 for the Afghans who could only manage...
  • Pick Wright over Bopara, urges Hussain September 11, 2012

    London: Nasser Hussain has urged England’s management to play Luke Wright in next week’s ICC World Twenty20 ahead of Ravi Bopara, whose recent efforts in all forms of the game since mid-July now read 0, 1, 3, 2, 16, 0, 6, 0 and 6. Bopara, 27, returned to England’s limited-overs set...
  • Rain washes out 2nd T20 between Eng and SA September 11, 2012

    Manchester: Rain ensured the second Twenty20 international between England and South Africa at Old Trafford on Monday ended in a no result washout. England, chasing a target of 78 in a match already reduced by rain to nine overs per side, were 29 for 2 off 4.1 overs when a...
  • I may have picked up dengue in India: Wright May 8, 2012

    London: Pune Warriors' English allrounder Luke Wright, who has played just one game in IPL 5, fears he could be down with dengue. Presently in England to attend a family funeral, Wright was to join the Pune team for Tuesday's match against Rajasthan Royals. "This morning...
  • Luke Wright smashes record T20 ton January 9, 2012

    Hobart: England allrounder Luke Wright has broken the record for the highest individual score in Australian domestic Twenty20 cricket, scoring 117 off just 60 balls for Melbourne Stars against Hobart Hurricanes in the ongoing Big Bash League at the Bellerive Oval. Wright's hurricane innings beat the previous record of 111 set...